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Marines mentor, allow ANA to take lead during mock raid

Lieutenant Col. Daniel Wittnam, the commanding officer of 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, addresses the Marines of Kilo Company before a raid during the Integrated Training Exercise here, Aug. 12, 2013. Wittnam said he wanted the Marines and the role-players acting as the Afghan National Army and the Afghan National Police to work together while conducting the raid. The Marines assume a supporting role while deployed to Afghanistan by letting the ANA and the Afghan National Police lead in combat operations. The ITX is a training exercise held to prepare Marines prior to their upcoming deployment to Afghanistan.



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This work, Marines mentor, allow ANA to take lead during mock raid [Image 10 of 12], by Cpl Corey Dabney, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:08.12.2013

Date Posted:08.28.2013 13:17

Photo ID:1004647

VIRIN:130812-M-HQ487-018

Resolution:5760x3840

Size:5.58 MB

Location:MARINE CORPS AIR GROUND COMBAT CENTER TWENTYNINE PALMS, CA, USGlobe

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